Riverview Suites

2045 Riverside North, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $54.00
 

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Our trip schedule and activities

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... Lucia Station, water taxi to apartment, settle into apartment- Donna Onesto

Day 13 May 22 Th Venice: Untour orientation- walking tour, gondola shop, lunch, met Thibs at San Lucia Station- took vaparetto to P. Toma, walked to apartment, dinner at Improntucafe

Day 14 May 23 F Padua: Bus to Padua, Scrovegni Chapel, St. Anthony's Basilica, train return to Venice ("Padova incident") ...

Church and state

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... which captured and filtered water into the centrally located well. A dramatic stairwell- The Stairs of Giants- leads from the piazza level to the Palace. I've included some photos taken in and from the piazza.

Here are some images of the Doge's Palace on an Internet site.

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The boats of Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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... gondolas, they were painted different colors but the ruling Duke of Venice, didn't approve and decree that henceforth all gondolas would be painted black. The "ornament" on the bow of all gondolas is a representation of the symbol of the Doge. We also learned that the gondoliers may employ as many as 8-10 different strokes in guiding the craft through the intricate canals of the city and avoiding contact with other vessels and fixed structures. These different ...

Louis and Roger invade the Naval Museum in Venice

A travel blog entry by ceseal

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Already reported was our visit to the naval museum (Museo Storica Navale) located within 10 minute walk from San Marco. Not being a large tourist destination, we were able to navigate four out of the five floors of the museum without fighting large crowds. However, the early closing of the museum limited our museum time to about 90 minutes.

The museum contains naval artifacts and a collection of ...

Trip completed

A travel blog entry by expeditioners

Back to our starting point with 4557 miles and 672 gallons of fuel behind us.
We really enjoyed the experience although we were gone for 17 days; it seems some stops weren't long enough, but we were all getting a bit homesick.
We were blessed with ...

Location

This hotel, located on 2045 Riverside North, Baton Rouge, is near Louisiana State Capitol, Museum of Political History, Casino Rouge, and Shaw Center for the Arts.
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